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THE HORNING OREGONIAN, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1U03.
RATS GUT THE DAM
Great Crevasse in Govern
ment Canal at Seattle.
WASHED BY RUSHING WATER
Hirer One Hnndred Feet "Wide and
Twelve Feet Deep Presents Great
Spectnble, bat Docs Little
SEATTLE. Oct 7. The dam at the
head of the Government Canal, extending
from Lake Union to the waters of the
Sound, went out this morning: and all
day and tonight a river 75 to 100 feet wide
and 10 or 12 feet deep has been racing
through the ditch.
The water first began to seep through
past the south wing of the dam yester
day morning about 7 o'clock. What was
Jlrst a small crevice grew to a large
The ditch Is cut through sand and loose
earth and the rushing water rapidly ate
Its way into this. Great sections o tho
bank from time to time fell Into the
"water and were carried away.
"While the catastrophe was spectacular
In the extreme, the damage is small. No
private property is affected, except that
the earth is washed away from beneath
the shore ends of three bridges, two be
longing to the city and one to the Seattle
Electric Company. The bridges were not
weakened, although as a precautionary
measure traffic over them was stopped. A
temporary dam will be thrown across the
canal tomorrow and the wing dam will
be then rebuilt.
The damage, including tho cost of re
building the wing dam and the temporary
dam, will amount to less than $1000 to
the Government. The city will escape
-with about 3300 and the electric company
with but little more.
Rats, who honeycombed the dam with
their holes, are thought to be responsible
for the going out of the dam, and not
FUXD OF LIQUORMEX.
Will Be Used to Defend Violators of
So-Culled Blue Laws.
SEATTLE, Oct. 7. The Llquormen's
Protective Association finished up the
business of the convention. A resolution
was adopted to the effect that the asso
ciation wpuld help out any member ar
rested for violation of the Sunday-closing
law, midnight-closing ordinances or the
landlords' liability act, which all camo
under the head of "blue laws" with the
liquormen. The association will furnish
lawyers to members who get into trouble
on this account.
To raise the fund necessary the fees
were raised from $2 to $6 per year. Tho
association will not take up the fight of a
member who gets Into trouble with crim
inal intent. The new officers are:
James W. Morrison, president, Seattle;
A. Gerbel, Seattle, secretary; J. J. Ma
lone, Tacoma, A. N. Lane, Whatcom; W.
Norman, Spokane; John Bachtold, Walla
Walla; John Garner. Spokane; J. H.
Scott, Olympla, vice-presidents; John
Slebenbaum, Port Townsend, treasurer.
Olympia was chosen as the next place
EIGHT HUNDRED SHEEP IX PILE-UP
Lenders Attempt to Stop on Side of
Hill and Great Loss Follow.
WALLA WALLA, Wash., Oct 7. (Spe
cial.) A sheepherder in from the Blue
Mountains today reports the killing of
what he says was 800 sheep in a horrible
'plle-up" which occurred in Columbia
County on the South Fork of the Touchet.
According to the herder's story, a large
band was being driven down a steep de
clevlty to water. The leaders Jumped
over a log and for some Inexplicable rea
son suddenly stoppea. ine rest, aiter
the manner of sheep, kept piling over the
log until the bunch in front lost their
Then occurred what sheepmen term
"piling up," when sheep literally smother
each other to death. While S00 is prob
ably exaggerated, a great number of
sheep is sometimes killed in this way.
CARXIVAL AT PEXDLETOX.
Crowds Coming in From Country to
Sec the Sights.
PENDLETON, Or.. Oct. 7. The Mer
chants' Carnival opened in full blast to
day. It was to have opened yesterday
morning, but owing to wet weather and
heavy winds the tents could not be placed.
There are large crowds in town, and
the arrival of each train brings in more.
Many of the business-houses have dec
orated, and the city is in holiday attire.
The big parade was held this morning,
and outside of the show company many
of the business firms were represented by
The center of attraction, however, is
the Chemawa Indian Band, which is fur
nishing excellent music for the occasion.
The merchants have erected booths In
the streets In front of their stores.
STREET CASE OX TRIAL.
JudKe McBride Decides in Favor of
Sarah A. Grimes in Hotel Case.
ASTORIA, Oct. 7. (Special.) The trial
of the case of Caroline Van Dusen et al.
vs. the City of Astoria and W. A. Goodln,
a suit brought to restrain the defendants
from proceeding with the improvement of
Sixteenth street, was commenced in the
Circuit Court today and will probably
not be concluded before tomorrow even
ing. The court will be adjourned on Sat
urday, as Judge McBride goes to St.
Helens to open a session of the court on
Judge McBride rendered a decision this
afternoon in the case of Sarah A. Grimes
vs. C. C. Grimes et al. in favor of the
plaintiff. The suit was brought to gain
possession of the old Grimes Hotel prop
erty at Seaside.
ASTORIA MESSENGER BOY STRIKE.
Want Raise of Wages Induce Suc
cessors to Quit Also.
ASTORIA, Oct. 7. (Special.) Astoria
had the first labor strike today that has
occurred here for over a year, and while
not very extensive it resulted in consid
erable inconvenience to business men.
The messenger boys employed by the
Western Union and A. D. T. Companies,
who have been paid at the rate of $20
per month, went on a strike after a de
mand for an immediate Increase to $25
had been refused by Local Manager Ellis,
who had no authority to grant the In
crease. Later in the day several new messen
gers were engaged, but they were after
wards induced to Join the strikers.
COXFESSES TO HOLD-UP.
Astoria Youth Says He Was Drank
When He Attempted It.
ASTORIA, Or., Oct 7. Ole Nelson,
aged IS years, today confessed to the rob
bery of Swan Wilson's saloon, and also
to an attempted hold-up, in which the In
tended victim worsted the assailant Nel
son was given a preliminary hearing and
bound over for examination before Dis
trict Attorney Allen in $500 bond3.
He made a full confession to Sheriff
Linvllle and will plead guilty at his trial
fo-norrow. The lad. served, a term In he
Reform School and his brother Is now
serving a two-year sentence at the peni
tentiary. Nelson says he was drunk
when he committed the crime.
ST. JOHX'S CASHIER SUED.
Alleged That He Lent Too Mucli to
Late Banlc President.
WHATCOM, Wash., Oct. 7. George B.
Burke, cashier of the Citizens' National
Bank of Falrhaven when it was under
the control of H. St. John, has been
sued by D. H. Decan, representing him
self and other of the bank's stockhold
ers, for $13,000, which sum Mr. Decan
alleges Cashier Burke lent Mr. St. John
in violation of. the Federal statutes, which
provide that not more than 10 per cent,
of the bank's capital stock may be loaned
one person. The bank's capital was
St. John Is now under a penitentiary
sentence for wrecking the other two
banking Institutions in this county
which were under his control here at tho
PROTEST OX PAYING TAX.
Steamship Company Says Collection
Is Not Legrnl on Aliens in Transit.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7. The Oceanic
Steamship Company today filed a protest
with United States Immigrant Commis
sioner North against paying a per capita
tax or deposit on alien passengers In
transit through tho United States. The
! protest is made on the ground that fcr
, eign passengers in transit are exempt
j from the tax and that the law does not j
authorize any demand on alien passen
j gers in transit or upon the companies
j carrying them. j
The protest declares that in many in- j
stances the money paid has not been re-
funded after positive proof was furnished j
that the passengers had left the United
States within the specified time.
WAXTS DAMAGES FOR IXJDRY.
Albany Sued by Carpenter on Ac
count of Defective Sidevrulk.
ALBANY, Or.. Oct. 7. (Special.) E. A.
Trulove. of Tallman, has entered a suit
for $10,000 damages' against the City of Al
bany. Trulove Is a bridge carpenter on
the Southern Pacific On March SO Tru
love camo to Albany from the Portland
Hospital, having Just recovered from a
broken ankle. He was going out Lyon
street to the depot to take the evening
train for his place of work, when he fell
through a defective sidewalk, breaking his
ankle over again and badly mashing his
Trulove claims that the injury sustained
is permanent, and asks for damages in
the above amount.
WILL ERECT XEW PLAXT.
Fishermen Company's Cold Storage 1
Will Be Ready for Xcxt Season.
ASTORIA, Or., Oct 7. (Special.) The
stockholders of the Union Fishermen's
Co-operative Packing Company held a
meeting today to consider the advisabll- ,
ity of Increasing the capital stock of the
company In order to erect a cold-storage ,
plant They decided not to Increase the j
capital stock, but to use the surplus f
funds now on hand for erecting the
plant , '
It will have a capacity of 1200 tierces of i
pickled salmon annually, and will be I
ready for operation at the opening of
the coming fishing season.
HELPED HIMSELF TO BANK ROLL.
Astoria Quarryman Loses, Steals
and Is Arrested.
ASTORIA, Or., Oct 7. A man named
William Mitchell, who has been working
at the Bugby rock quarry, went into a
local saloon this afternoon and after los
ing $18 at the gambling table said he was
broke and tried to borrow $10 from the
dealer, but was refused.
A few minutes later, as the dealer's
back was turned, he reached over the
table and took $40 from the bank roll.
He wan arrested this evening and nearly
all the money was found on him.
SWIFT JUSTICE IX MOXTAXA.
Negro Hold-Up Arrested, Pleads
Guilty and Sentenced in Few Days.
MISSOULA. Mont, Oct 7.-nJohn San
tiago, a Spaniard, was held up at mid
night Saturday. Sunday morning Charles
Wilson, colored, a porter, lately from
Spokane, was arrested for the crime. To-
S LAYER OF DEPUTY SHERIFF SAXTON AND JACK
WEST IN HARNEY COUNTY
JOHX H. FROST.
John H. Frost, alias Harry Egbert, is said to be a very depraved man and
a criminal of the worst type. He Is 23 years of age. He came from his
home state, of Iowa to Lane County. Oregon, several years ago. For lar
ceny from a building he was sent to the Salem penitentiary to serve a
term of two years. Immediately on his release In February, 1002. Frost
reverted to his evil ways, and Is suspected of housebreaking in several South
ern Oregon towns. He was specifically wanted for burglary at Drain, Or.
day he pleaded guilty and was given ten
years In the penitentiary. He got 15
cents from his victim.
All Applicants Are Admitted.
SALEM, Or., Oct 7. (Special.) All the
applicants for admission to the bar who
were examined yesterday were today ad
mitted to practice law In all the courts
of this state. They are: John E. Tracy,
F. C. Hackman, Arthur C Dayton, Hugh ;
C. Gearln. James Edgar Burdett Gebrgo t
F. Brice and Thomas H. Tongue, Jr.
Used Cane on Balky Fire Team.
ASTORIA, Or., Oct 7, (Special.) The
Council committee a&oolntcd to investi-
Jate (he charges of cruelly treating one
1 of tho horses In his charge that had been
' preferred against Louis Cordes, driver
or the chemical fire engine team, at a
meeting last evening completely exon
According to the evidence an alarm of
Are had been turned in and the team,
after being hitched up, balked. Cordes
whipped them with a small cane and
I the matter was reported by a bystander.
nun uia noi unaersiana me circum
stances. Delinquent List "Will De Small.
ASTORIA. Or.. Oct. 7. iSpecial.) Dep
uty Sheriff Binder today issued the fol
lowing statement relative ' to the collec
tions on the 1902 tax roll:
Full amount of roll. $134,412.67; collect
ed. $127,020.03; rebates, $3120.36; erroneous
and double assessments, $537.85; leaving
a balance still uncollected and which Is
now delinquent of $3733.53. Of this latter
sum nearly $2000 is due from two com
panies, which are expected to redeem
their property before it Is sold. The de
linquent list on the 1901 roll amounted
to about $3600.
Glee Club "Will Tour South Country.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA.
AT THE HEAD OF INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
T. J. Xeirbill, Principal
INDEPENDENCE. Or.. Oct. 7. (Special. Professor T. J. Newblll was
elected to the prlnclpalshlp of the Independence public schools In 1902. gave
excellent satisfaction, was re-elected and Is now teaching his second year.
Mr. Newhlll is modern in his ideas and methods, keeps well In touch with
the public school methods in vogue in Oregon, is active in institute and edu-j
catlonal work, and was instrumental in bringing before the people qf this
county the possibility of and advantage in the consolidation of rural schools
Into larger districts, according to late law as passed by the Oregon Legis--latu
Professor C D. Simpson was a student of the Oregon State Normal School
at Monmouth' during the years 19 00 and 1001, is a native of Oregon, was
elected to the Independence schools in 1001. He is now teaching his third
year. He has the seventh and eighth grades, is very successful and his class
took the highest averages at the state examination in this county.
Berkeley, Cal.. Oct. 7. (Special.)
After careful consideration. Graduate
Manager Decoto has decided that It "will
be impossible to take the University Glee
Club on a trip to the North this year.
During the first part of the season It
was thought that this trip would be made,
but after correspondence with the Stan
ford managers. Manager Decoto has de
cided against It
Stanford went to Portland and the
Puget Sound cities last season, and It
was California's turn to do the same dur
ing the coming holidays, but when it was
learned that Stanford lost nearly $S00 op
the 1902 trip, the Weal authorities looked
askance. Instead, the club will doubtless
visit Southern California cities. ,
CHEHALIS, Wash., Oct 7. (Special.)
The remains of James Hendricks were
taken to Mossyrock and his funeral held
there Monday. Mr. Hendricks crossed
the plains to Oregon In 1845. He was a
native of Iowa and was born at Burling
ton In 1S43. In 1860 he came to Washlng-
ton, where he was married three years
later to Frances Davis. Six sons and
two daughters are living,, who were born
from this union. Mr. Hendricks death
occurred at Pomona, Cal., where he had
gone In search of health, the end coming
peacefully September 29. He was a highly
respected citizen of Lewis County and had
accumulated considerable property, which
i goes to his widow and the children.
Cnptain Stellmncher Reconsiders.
ALBANY, Or., Oct 7. (Special.) Cap
tain F. C. Stellmacher, of Company G,
Oregon National Guard, of Albany, who
recently tendered his resignation as Cap
tain of the company, has reconsidered
and today announced that he would re
main with the company for the present
SCHWAB WAS SLY
Ship Trust Was Required to
Sell His Stock First.
MORGAN ON'THE SAME FOOTING
Ex-President of the Steel Octopns
Got Rid of the Bethlehem Plnnt
by Having; Friends Succeed
Enemies as Directors.
NEW YORK, Oct. 7. One of the most
interesting statements in connection with
C. D. Simpson, Asst. Frin.
the formation of the ill-fated United
States Shipbuilding Company, told by D.
Le Roy Dresser, in legal proceedings to
day, was that after a pool of 200,000 pre
ferred and 250,000 common stock had been
placed In the hands of Harris Gates &
Co., it was agreed that none of this stock
should be marketed until 25,000 preferred
and 25,000 common, owned by J. P. Mor
gan & Co., and 75,000 of each kind owned
by C. M. Schwab had first been sold.
Mr. Dresser also told of his original
agreement as president of the Trust
Company of the Republic, to obtain the
underwriting of $3,000,000 of United States
Shipbuilding stock; how this was in
creased to $4,750,000 by the failure of the
French subscribers to pay up; how Mr.
Schwab came to offer his Bethlehem
works to the shipbuilding company, and
how J. P. Morgan & Co. then came into
Offer for Underwriting;.
Mr. Dresser, who took the stand at tho
opening of the hearing, testified that he
was president of the Trust Company of
the Republic from its organization.
March 3L 1902, until March 4, 1903. He
told of the visit to him In April. 1902.
of John J. McCook. who told him he
came from John W. Young and the Mer
cantile Trust Company, and asked tho
Trust Company of. the Republic to un
derwrite $3,000,000 of the stock of the
United States Shipbuilding Company,
showing Mr. Dresser the underwriting
agreement which said that $3,000,000 had
been taken in London and $3,000,000 in
France. The trust company authorized
him to get the underwriting, which he
did. Later, he increased the underwrit
ing to $4,750,000 at the request of the pro
moters, because they said London failed
to take the $3,000,000 It promised to take.
Mr. Dresser said he had no written
statement as to the value of the com
panies In the company when he under
took the underwriting, but Lewis Nixon
and John W. Young had made oral rep
resentations. The Mercantile Trust Company, he was
told by Colonel McCook, secured the rest
of the underwriting, principally In
France. The Trust Company of the Re
public, Mr. Dresser said, had framed the
prospectus of June, 1902, offering the
bonds to the public, the trust company
taking the information contained in It
from the firm of Alexander & Green,
counsel, and Rlgdel & Common, account
ants, without Investigating any state
ments made by them.
Mr. Dresser Identified a copy of the
prospectus and it was admitted in evi
dence. He said all the underwriting se
cured by the Trust Company of the Re
public was secured for the Mercantile
Trust Company. The response to the ad
vertisement for subscriptions was poor,
he said, not more than $600,000 of the
bonds being applied for In America.
The purchase of the Bethlehem Steel
Works for the shipbuilding company was
then discussed, Mr. "Dresser stating that
the overtures for the sale of the steel
company had been mado by Charles M.
Schwab, who said he owned nearly all
the stock of the Bethlehem Steel Com
pany, and because of Its armor-making
capacity, believed the company would do
better with the shipbuilding trust than
with the United States Steel Corporation.
Mr. Schwab, according to Mr. Dresger,
said he wanted $9,000,000 cash for this
stock, and submitted reports which
showed It cost more than $7,000,000, and
was' earning $1,450,000 a year.
"We told him we could not trade on
any such basis," said Mr. Dresser, "be
cause we had no cash, and he said he
would take 510,000,000 in bonds at 90 for
This was agreed to; the arrangement
also providing that he was to receive
with the bonds a stock bonus of $9,000,000
of the common and preferred stock of the
shipbuilding company, Schwab stating
that $2,000,000 of the stock was to go to
J. P. Morgan & Co.
Schivah to Provide the Cash.
When the contract wab presented for
signature it was found to call for the
purchase by Messrs. Dresser and Nixon,
personally, of 293.S00 shares of the Beth
lehem Company's stock from J. P. Mor
gan & Co. for $7,246,781 cash. $2,500,000 In
common stock, of the United States Ship
building Company, and an equal amount
of the preferred. Mr. Dresser said he ob
jected to obligating himself personally,
but Mr. Schwab explained the deal would
have to be carried out that way, and
on the day for payment he would pro
vide the cash to make the payment.
Then Dresser and Nixon were to hand
the cash to Morgan & Co., who would
hand over the -Bethlehem stock mentioned
in the contract The deal was consum- j
mated on August 11, 1902, Mr. Schwab j
giving nis personal check, wnicn was in
dorsed, over to J. P. Morgan & Co. For
the stock of the Bethlehem Company Mr.
Dresser said there was really given
$10,000,000 in bonds, $9,000,000 in common
stock, and $9,000,000 in preferred. There
was some talk of pooling the stock of the
shipbuilding company, he said, Mr.
Schwab insisting that all stock he held
until his nnd Mr. Morgan's had been put
on the market
A paragraph was read from the agree
ment referring to the authority to sell
15,000 shares of the common and a like
amount of the preferred stock, and Mr.
Dresser said he understood 250,000 sharos
of - the common and 200.000 shares of the
prefcrredBtock of the shipbuilding com
pany were pooled with Harris, Gates &
After rccers Mr. Dresser said Mr.
Schwab told him he believed the ship
building company had a great future and
he would be willing to put $2,000,000 more
cash into the business if necessary.
When the French underwriting money
did not materialize Mr. Dresser appealed
to Mr. Pam, counsel for Mr. Schwab,
mentioning Mr. Schwab's promise, and
stating that unless $2,500,000 was forth
coming to make good the French under
writing tho Bethlehem. Company could
not get through. Mr. Pam suggested they
call on Mr. Perkins, of Morgan & Co.,
who agreed to deposit the necessary
amount in various institutions, though
not as a loan to the promoters. They
thus obtained $2,100,000. They pledged the
security of the French underwriters and
Lewis, Nixon and he gave th'e notes.
Mr. Dres3cr said he believed until after
the purchase of the Bethlehem stock was
made that Mr. Schwab owned all the
stock. He said only $2,700,000 was ever
received from the French underwriters
out of $4,250,000 he had been assured would
be forthcoming. If the French underwrit
ers had fulfilled their obligations there
would have been no trouble.
Mr. Schwab, he said, obtained control
of the shipbuilding company by getting
men on the board friendly to the Schwab
Interests and getting rid of those opposed
to his Interests. It was Mr, Pam, he said,
who reported that the shipbuilding com
pany had made $1,160,000 In the first three
months of its existence, and the earnings
were shown by the treasurer's report Mr.
Pam had charge, Mr. Dresser said, of
getting the corporation securities listed
on the Stock Exchange. Just about that
time the middle of December,the wit
ness said he appreciated that things
were not In good shape. Mr. Pam asked
the Trust Company of the Republic to
lend the company some money. Mr.
Dresser said his company had gone far
enough, and reminded Mr. Pam of his
pledge that the election of A. C. Gary as
treasurer should relieve the directorate
of all financial worries. Mr. Pam retort
ed, the witness said, that if the Trust
Company of the Republic could not help
the shipbuilding company would transfer
Its account to some company that would.
"I suggested to Mr. Pam," Mr. Dresser
continued, "that the Bethlehem Company,
which was making money, should help
the shipbuilding company out The only
money the Bethlehem Company ever ad
vanced was $250,000 to pay certain Inter
est due to Charles M. Schwab."
Mr. Dresser said he had heard that an
important envelope containing matter
needed in this suit has been missed from
the files of the Trust Company of the Re
public, but declared he had nothing to
do with the abstraction of those papers.
in cross-examination, witness saia ne
understood that he was given authority
to borrow $4,000,000 on the credit of the
Trust Company of the Republic, and he
had not been advised that It was a crim
inal offense, nor did he know it Stocks
and b&nds of the shipbuilding company,
he believed, were accepted' as security
for the loans he made to put the deal
through. The $4,100,000 borrowed from the
banks In which It had been deposited by
Mr. Perkins, of J. P. Morgan & Co., was
credited to the shipbuilding company. At
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store strength and vigor.
Varicocele Interferes with local
circulation and the process of
waste and repair throughout th,e
organs involved. When neglected
It brings total or partial loss of
power, and may result in wasting
away of the organs themselves. We
cure varicocele In the shortest time
possible. Our method is absolutely
painless, no surgical operation Is re
quired, and there need be no de
tention from business.
Absolute safety demands the most
thorough treatment In all con
tracted diseases. If men but real
ized the danger attending such ail
ments, they would not think of en
trusting their cases In unskilled
hands. Unless every particle ofvln
flammatlon Is removed, a. chronic
stage follows just as surely as night
follows day. We cure the disease
thoroughly and will not dismiss a
patient till every possibility of a
relapse Is past.
Quick Cures Certain Cures
We cure the worst cases of piles
permanently without the use of
ointments, without pain, cutting or
detention from business, in from
two to three treatments. Our treat
ment is entirely new and peculiar
to ourselves. Remember, no mat
ter who has failed before in your
case we will cure you with mild
methods, and without danger, or
else make no charge whatever for
Should you live at a distance, we
can treat you successfully at home.
WE ARE ALWAYS WILL
ING TO WAIT FOR OUR
FEE UNTIL A CURE IS
Specific Blood Poison
Until the perfection of our system
of treatment, specific blood poison
was regarded as Incurable, and tho
limit of medical aid was to keep
the disease dormant by the use of
strong mineral drugs. We positively
drive the last taint of virus from
the system. Our cures are absolute.
Every symptom vanishes to appear
We cure this disease without cut
ting or dilating. The treatment we
employ is original with us, and has
been perfected to a degree that
renders a cure an absolute certain
ty. All obstructing tissues are re
moved by a process of absorption-,
and the membranes of the urinary
passages are thoroughly cleansed
and restored to a healthy state.
Consultation free. Send for our
question blank and book if you can
9 A. M. to 12 M., 1:30 to 5, and
7 to 8 P. M.; Sundaysand Hol
idays 10 A. M. to 12 M.
W. Norton Davis
145is' Sixth St., Cor. Alder
Died in Woods While Hunting.
WHATCOM, Wash., Oct. 7.-C. A. Bea
vers, treasurer of the town of Lynden,
this county, has been found dead in the
woods five miles north of that town, and
Just across the - international boundary
line. Death Is believed to have resulted
from heart failure while he was hunt
ing. The Coroner has gone to Jnvet